School’s Out CBUS

Nurturing Creativity During Spring Break

Visit Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) or Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art and discover new adventures. CMA general admission, including admission to the Wonder Room and exhibitions in the JPMorgan Chase Center for Creativity, is free for all every Sunday. Community Day at Pizzuti Collection of CMA on March 24 is free for everyone.

For a list of activities and programs, visit:www.columbusmuseum.org/schoolsout  

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Teen Sopen Studio

What to Do at Columbus Museum of Art Over Spring Break

Tuesday – Saturday
Visit our JPMorgan Chase Center for Creativity and the new textile-based Wonder Room to play fashion designer, create rug designs, or make Alexander Calder inspired collages out of felt. Check out the Blacklight Magic exhibition, which celebrates imaginative and far out blacklight posters from the 1960s & 1970s, and the MOTION exhibition, which includes works of art from the Museum’s collection that depict motion. All activities in the JPMorgan Chase Center for Creativity are included with admission.

Thursday
On Thursdays from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Columbus teens are welcome to join us for our Teen Open Studio, a free, drop-in program in a space designated just for them where they can experiment with technology and art supplies, or just hang out with friends. Parents and siblings can enjoy the Museum’s permanent collection and JPMorgan Chase Center for Creativity while their teen is at Teen Open Studio free of charge. 

Friday
On Fridays from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Columbus teens are welcome to join us for our Teen Open Studio, a free, drop-in program in a space designated just for them where they can experiment with technology and art supplies, or just hang out with friends. Parents and siblings can enjoy the Museum’s permanent collection and JPMorgan Chase Center for Creativity while their teen is at Teen Open Studio free of charge. 

Saturday
From 10:00 am – 12:00 pm on Saturday, March 30, families with children 18 months to 5 years can talk, play and think creatively in Young Child Studios. In honor of Women’s History Month, visitors to Young Child Studio will explore the way women artists have moved our bodies, minds and hearts. This program is free with admission, no registration requested. 

From 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, visitors of all ages are welcome to drop into CMA’s Open Studio to explore ideas, solve creative challenges, and collaborate with friends or family. This program is free with admission, no registration requested. 

Sunday
Families can visit CMA free of charge. Check out our JPMorgan Chase Center for Creativity and the new textile-based Wonder Room to play fashion designer, create rug designs, or make Alexander Calder inspired collages out of felt. Check out the Blacklight Magic exhibition, which celebrates imaginative and far out blacklight posters from the 1960s & 1970s, and the MOTION exhibition, which includes works of art from the Museum’s collection that depict motion. In the CMA galleries, families can solve puzzles, play games, and join conversation boards. You can also stop by our admissions desk and pick up a scavenger hunt and other self-guided tours.

What to Do at PIzzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art Over Spring Break

Community Celebration: Sunday, March 24, 12:00 – 5:00 pm 
Celebrate the exhibition LIGHT, featuring artwork that takes light as its muse and its material. In addition to free admission, visitors can enjoy exhibition tours and family-friendly activities. All are welcome, no RSVP requested

Wednesday – Sunday
Enjoy contemporary art at the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art including LIGHT, featuring artwork that takes light as its muse and its material, and WHEN ATTITUDES BECOME CHAIRS, showcasing cutting-edge chair forms, including works by Ron Arad, Wendell Castle, Shiro Kuramata, Humberto and Fernando Campana, and Gaetano Pesce, Donald Judd and John Chamberlain; as well as Joris Laarman, whose high-tech and high-concept designs are shown in particular depth.

Visiting CMA
Columbus Museum of Art is located in the Discovery District, just four blocks east of the State Capitol, at 480 East Broad Street.

CMA, Museum Store, and Schokko Cafe are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Thursday from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Museum admission is $18 for adults; $9 for seniors, students and children 4 and older. Members and children 3 and younger are free. Special exhibition fees may also apply. General admission is free for all on Sundays. 

Public transportation is available via COTA; the #10 line bus stops in front of the Museum. There is also a CoGo Bike Share station in front of the Museum on Broad Street. CMA charges a flat rate of $5 for parking in the Museum’s East Gay lot. CMA members park for free.

Visiting Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art
Pizzuti Collection of CMA is located at 632 North Park Street, one block west of High Street in the Short North neighborhood, between Goodale and Buttles, facing the east side of Goodale.

Pizzuti Collection of CMA is open Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 pm.

Admission to the Pizzuti Collection of CMA is free for children and students. Admission for adults is $12, seniors is $10.

There are many options for parking near the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art. The Short North has multiple parking garages (shown below) as well as metered street parking. Click here to view Parking Map.

For additional information about both museums, please call 614.221.6801.

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